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Eva Camunez Tucker Up & Coming Scholars Program

The Eva Camunez Tucker Up & Coming Scholars Program allows worthy high school students of good academic ability the chance to plan, prepare for and pursue a college degree.

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  • Criteria
    • San Angelo area students from these schools are invited to participate:

      • Lake View
      • Central
      • Cornerstone Christian
      • Texas Leadership Charter Academy
      • Ambleside
      • Christoval
    • Students must rank in the top one-third of their class at the end of their freshman (ninth grade) year and are invited to apply for the Eva Camunez Up & Coming Scholars Program based on their academic progress.
    • Once selected, students must then maintain an academic standing in the top half of their class each year. 
    • Program participants in good standing will be required to meet the admission standards of all students seeking admittance to Angelo State University.
  • Benefits

    A special identification card that grants access to:

    • Fitness facilities in the Ben Kelly Center for Human Performance
    • The Porter Henderson Library and its technology resources
    • Designated campus computer labs
    • ASU home intercollegiate athletic events (free of charge)
  • Checklist
    • High School Seniors

      Fall

      • If you have not taken your ACT or SAT, this should be a priority. Scores are needed for college applications.
      • Start applying to colleges. Most College applications open September 1st. You can apply to ASU as early as August 1st! 
      • If you apply to ASU, select the fee waiver option at the end of the application and Submit. Once you submit the application, send an email to haley.losoya@angelo.edu to request a fee waiver from the Up & Coming Scholars program. View the steps here as well! 
      • Apply for Scholarships
      • Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Click here

      Spring

      • Continue applying for scholarships
      • Complete the FAFSA if you have not already done so
      • Register for New Student Orientation (NSO). 
      • Attend Up & Coming Scholars High School Graduation Celebration
      • Submit final high school transcript at the end of senior year
      • Submit meningitis shot record, TSI scores, and other required documents as requested by the college you will be attending
      • Utilize the perks of the program (gym, library, NCAA events, etc.)
      • Attend New Student Orientation
    • High School Juniors
      • Prepare for the ACT or SAT
      • Take the ACT or SAT (or both)
      • Continue to explore colleges, careers, and majors
      • Attend Up & Coming Scholars event at the end of your junior year
      • Utilize the perks of the program (gym, library, NCAA events, etc.)
    • High School Sophomores

      Fall

      • If invited to apply, must complete application by deadline AND submit required waivers in order for your application to be considered.
      • Upon acceptance, go get Up & Coming Scholars ID card (must take the campus ID number you are issued upon acceptance into the program)
      • Prepare for the ACT or SAT
      • Take the ACT or SAT
      • Begin to explore colleges, careers, and majors
      • Attend Up & Coming Scholars event at the end of your sophomore year
      • Utilize the perks of the program (gym, library, NCAA events, etc.)

Summer 2020:Virtual Events

Check your email! An email has been sent to all current high school sophomores who will be juniors and juniors who will be seniors. Directions are in the email along with a PowerPoint presentation. 

Graduation Celebration

View Slideshow

Program Application*

APPLY HERE!

*Students who are eligible for this program will be invited to apply in August/September of each academic year. Letter will have application open and close dates. 

Required Application Forms

Waiver #1

Waiver #2

Waiver #3

Waiver #4

Questions?

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